Will anyone care enough to gossip about Phelps’ love life in a year?
Sure, Michael Phelps’ eight gold medals at these Olympic Games are impressive, but there’s a greater reward for his inhuman success than eight glorified gold coins (though perhaps you still need help dressing yourself.) When you become a superstar athlete, you earn the right to date models, right, Tom Brady?
But what kind of newly-anointed media darling would Phelps be with just one rumored fling?
Swimmer Amanda Beard, who won a gold at the last Olympics in Athens and has posed nude for , is also being linked to Phelps. The guy won six gold medals four years ago, so he’s most certainly been swimming in something other than water since then.
She currently appears nude in a PETA campaign and has posed nude for Playboy.
They also have him snogging with Amanda Beard, pictured right, who like Phelps took home gold from the 2004 Olympics but who had less success in Beijing, failing to reach the finals.Enamel and gold bracelets, from £19,000, from a selection, Schlumberger for Tiffany, (008)A clash of colour. Ring and bracelet, from a selection, Erickson Beamon (020 7259 0202). Make-up by Lauren Parsons at Premier using Chanel spring 2011 collection and Chanel Skincare.Lily wears a t-shirt £300, and a skirt, £2,070, Jil Sander (020 7495 0076). Bangles, £290 each, Elsa Peretti for Tiffany (008)Bloom town. Stylist's assistant: Anna Walker Cover photograph of Lily Donaldson by Adam Whitehead. Dress, £5,685, Ralph Lauren Collection (020 7535 4600).Lily Donaldson Lily Donaldson is the latest lucky lady to be linked to hunky Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps.The supermodel is rumoured to be dating Phelps after the pair met on a recent photoshoot, reports catwalk queen.